To Cameron and Mary Moore of Auburn for mailing a patriotic commemorative pillow to a Noble County veteran and his father, who is deceased, who was also a veteran. The kindness will long be remembered.

Pokagon State Park officials are ready to get on with and move on from its first controled deer hunt next week. Once the hunt — aimed at thinning the unhealthy herd — is complete, the park can start restoring the proper mix of flora and fauna and return to its original mission, presenting In…

It was the worst of times. It was even the worse worst of times. It was the Great Recession of 2007-2009. It was the COVID Recession of 2020. How do the two recessions compare?

To Tim Conley, who made a $10,000 donation to Rome City Elementary School in his mother’s memory. The money will help the school launch a new outdoor learning center. Known as “Mrs. Conley the Lunch Lady,” Dorothy Conley was a fixture at Rome City Elementary for more than 30 years.

President Trump helped Republicans attract the highest share of working-class voters in our history, even attracting Black and Latino working-class voters. Nationally, our numbers improved 4% with African Americans and 3% with Latino Americans over a four-year period, and we brought in 70 mi…

I start this column by admitting that I just don’t know what the right policy recommendation is for state leaders concerning this pandemic. That is a change from the early days of January through April, when we knew much less about the disease. Uncertainty is an input to decisions, and so ma…

With holiday shopping moving full steam ahead as we approach Thanksgiving, nearly 60% of shoppers say a gift card is at the top of their Christmas wish list, according to the National Retail Federation. Not only are they convenient and save time — but this year, with the pandemic, gift cards…

“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred with dust and sweat; who strives valiantly, who errs and may fall again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming ” — Theodore Roosevelt.

The quasi-end of the election has most of us thinking about what the results mean for the economy. Other than forecasting a recession among political pollsters, there are few certain answers. However, we have to face the fact that bipartisan lawmaking has been absent since about 2002. That l…

Student loan debt has continued to increase over the past decade and has now surpassed $1.6 trillion, according to U.S. News and World Report. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses reports that student loans are the second highest category of household debt, just below that of hom…